As soon as we think about losing a few lbs of body fat, what do we do? We look at how we can change our diet, right? Of course, what and how much we eat is a huge component of losing or gaining weight.  But there are, in fact, a few other factors that play […]

As soon as we think about losing a few lbs of body fat, what do we do? We look at how we can change our diet, right? Of course, what and how much we eat is a huge component of losing or gaining weight.  But there are, in fact, a few other factors that play […]

I know you’ve probably heard this before, but you need to hear it again… STRESS impacts your goals far more than you probably think – even if you don’t really feel stressed. Sometimes feeling stressed becomes so normal that we don’t even realize we’re stressed! [🤯 insert mind blow]   If you’re doing all the […]

Yvette’s personal favorite way to get those 2-3 litres of water in every day! So tasty, so easy, and the best part – very cost effective.  Oh, and boosts my performance and recovery (okay, there are two best parts)!   Slow Cooker Ginger Lemonade (click to download &/or print your recipe)     Did you […]

Hey there, fellow energy enthusiasts! Let’s talk about those pesky mid-afternoon energy lulls that seem to hit us like a ton of bricks. Ever wondered why you suddenly feel like you need a nap after lunch? Well, the evidence suggests that dehydration might be the sneaky culprit behind these energy dips!   The Mid-Afternoon Slump: […]

If you’ve been following BUILD Nutrition for awhile, this may not surprise… The best way to ensure adequate electrolyte status day-to-day is to eat a whole foods diet that has plenty of foods rich in electrolyte minerals. Yup, that’s right. You can EAT your electrolytes! Foods like potassium-rich bananas and oranges, magnesium-packed nuts and seeds, […]

Ditch the store-bought energy drinks that are chock-full of preservatives, artificial flavors, and refined sugars! Instead opt for what you can make at home yourself with natural ingredients that surpass the performance benefits of store bought.  It’s a WIN WIN! Need convincing? The evidence is in the nutritional values! Homemade Gatorade (click to download &/or […]

Looking for more ways to eat more veggies (when you don’t like veggies)? So you know that eating lots of veggies helps with weight loss, gut health, cardiovascular health, and like pretty much everything else!  Need a reminder, head on over to this blog. But what you really need is help with DOING it, right? […]

Looking for the best vegetables to eat for optimal weight loss? What if we told you that eating 3-4 cups of veggies every day could guarantee you’d rev up your metabolism and lose unwanted body fat?  Would you dive in to a bowl of kale everyday, even if you’re a die-hard veggie hater? Well… of […]

When I was a kid, camping meant eating non-stop junk food.  Hot dogs, potato chips, s’mores… it was amazing, but if I ate like that all weekend now, my gut wouldn’t like it so much.  Nor would my waistline, energy levels, sleep quality, performance… (getting older and wiser isn’t always fun!) But who wants to […]

Searching for the secret to weight loss? If you’ve been following us here at Build for awhile, you’ve probably seen mention of insulin sensitivity as a contributing factor behind weight gain/inability to lose weight for some people.  While this may certainly be the case for some people who are struggling with their weight, we know […]

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